Yaqay

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Jakai, Jaqai, Mapi, Sohur, Yaqai
Population

10,000 (1987 SIL).

Location

Papua province: Mappi regency, south coast along Obaa river north to Gandaimu area.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Oba-Miwamon, Nambiomon-Mabur, Bapai.

Language Use

Home, religious services. Also use Indonesian [ind].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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